Faculty Profile

Dr Qayyum Zafar

Assistant Professor

School of Science

Department of Physics

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Dr. Qayyum Zafar completed his PhD degree from the Department of Physics, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur-Malaysia. His PhD research topic was “Fabrication, Characterization and Performance Optimization of Photodetectors Based on Solution Processed Organic Bulk-Heterojunction Blend”. After his PhD, he has also served as Bright Sparks Postdoctoral Research Fellow at Solar/Photovoltaic Materials Research Group (University of Malaya, Malaysia) under the project "Enhancing performance of Organic Electronic Devices by Systematic Molecular and Interfacial Modifications for Improved Charge Carrier Transport". He has also served as ERASMUS MUNDUS Post-Doctoral researcher at the Department of Electrical Engineering (Frederick University, Cyprus) under Erasmus Mundus (EM) INTACT mobility program. Before joining UMT as Assistant Professor (Physics) in 2018, he has also served as Assistant Professor (Physics) Government College University, Lahore under HEC-IPFP program.

  • Material Science (Thin-film organic semiconductor devices: solar cells, photodetectors and ambient sensors).
Degree Name & Area Year University City,Country
PhD - Applied Physics University of Malaya Malaysia
MS - Applied Physics Ghulam Ishaq Khan Institute of Engineering Sciences and Technology Pakistan
Position Start Date End Date
Assistant Professor at University of Management Technology, Lahore 01-10-2018 Present
Assistant Professor at Government College University, Lahore 01-11-2017 30-09-2018
Research Associate at COMSATS University, Islamabad 01-06-2011 30-06-2012
  • Gold Medal at International Exposition of Research and Innovation in Education University Pendidikan Sultan Idris, Perak, (Edu-InERI2013).
  • Bronze Medal at 4th International Conference on Functional Materials and Devices, (ICFMD-2013).
  • 3rd Position at University of Malaya Three Minute Thesis Competition, Faculty level, (UM3MT 2014).
  • Thesis Distinction award from University of Malaya (PhD Level).
  • Bright Sparks Post-Doc Research Fellowship at University of Malaya, Malaysia.
  • ERASMUS MUNDUS Post-Doc Research Fellowship at Frederick University, Cyprus.
  • Jones Physics Society
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